Study Guide

Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Chapter 1
Lesson 3
Chapter 2
Lesson 4
Chapter 3
Lesson 5
Chapter 4
Lesson 6
Chapter 5
Lesson 7
Chapter 6, Part 1
Lesson 8
Chapter 6, Part 2
Lesson 9
Chapter 7

Life in the Great Ice Age

Life in the Great Ice Age
by Michael and Beverly Oard

Lesson 9: Chapter 7


Life in the Great Ice Age


Pages 62-71 (Chapter 7)

Vocabulary Words:

  • Physical evidence
  • theory
  • greenhouse warming
  • fountains of the great deep
  • extinction


  1. What is a glacier?  How is one formed?
  2. What conditions are necessary for the formation of an Ice Age?
  3. Discuss three ideas mentioned in the text as possible causes of the Ice Age.
  4. What is the ‘astronomical theory’?
  5. Where do creationists believe the moisture for the snow came from?
  6. What caused the oceans to cool after the Flood?
  7. What caused the Ice Age to come to a close?
  8. What was the weather like at the end of the Ice Age?
  9. How long was the Ice Age?  How can the duration of the Ice Age be determined?
  10. What caused the extinction of the woolly mammoths?


  1. Write a paper discussing the causes of the Ice Age.  Use this Web site to get more information.
  2. Why do creationists believe there was only one Ice Age?  Discuss the problems with the multiple Ice-Age theories promoted by evolutionists.

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